LEGISLATION TO STOP UNWANTED TEXT MESSAGES PASSES ASSEMBLY

Legislation Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak sponsored to prohibit advertisers from sending unwelcome and unsolicited text advertisements to consumers was approved 76-0 Thursday by the Assembly. The Legislature approved the bill earlier this year, but it was conditionally vetoed by the governor to remove violations from the Consumer Fraud Act. Under the changes, violators would be subject…

MEASURE TO PROVIDE GRANT TO DISPLACED ATLANTIC COUNTY WORKERS MOVES AHEAD

By a vote of 67-1, the General Assembly on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo and Bob Andrzejczak urging the federal government to expedite a grant that will help displaced workers in Atlantic County get the training and education needed to find gainful employment after the recent closure of numerous Atlantic City casinos.…